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Gimenez, Alonso hope to be kings of Queens

Mets' top prospects leading the charge in system on the rebound
November 19, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Mets' depth at the upper levels of their farm system has been exposed the

Triple-A, Eastern sluggers set for HR derbies

League leaders ready to flex muscle as part of All-Star festivities
July 6, 2018

Fans in Columbus and Trenton better make sure their gloves are oiled, laced up and ready to go.Derby season arrives next week for the Triple-A and Eastern leagues, and each circuit has announced its list of participants for their respective home run competitions. The Triple-A showcase will take place in

Top sluggers set to compete in Triple-A Home Run Derby

Las Vegas' Borenstein, Fresno's Reed and Memphis' Wisdom to represent the PCL
July 6, 2018

Carlos Franco, Chad Huffman, and Joey Meneses of the International League along with Zach Borenstein, A.J. Reed, and Patrick Wisdom of the Pacific Coast League have been named the six Triple-A All-Stars that will participate in the 2018 Triple-A Home Run Derby in Columbus, Ohio. The Derby will take place

Duplantier, Varsho have D-backs on the rise

As far as talent's concerned, season shows system isn't a desert
October 2, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.Not long ago, the Arizona system appeared more noteworthy for

JetHawks' Hampson leads week's top hitters

No. 8 Rockies prospect goes 11-for-25 (.440) with five stolen bases
August 14, 2017

Garrett Hampson has done two things extraordinarily well since the Rockies took him in the third round out of Long Beach State in 2016 -- hit and run. His skills at the plate and on the basepaths have earned him his latest honor in the pros. The No. 8 Rockies

Borenstein, Buchanan honored for weekly play

Reno teammates have big weeks for contending Aces
August 14, 2017

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The Pacific Coast League announced Monday that Reno teammates Zach Borenstein , outfielder, and Jake Buchanan , right-hander, have been named the Player and Pitcher of the Week for the period of August 7-13. The last players from the same club to be honored as the

Vargas, Borenstein come up Aces in Vegas

D-backs duo combines for eight hits, two homers, eight RBIs
August 10, 2017

For Triple-A Reno, Ildemaro Vargas isn't just a leadoff hitter. He's a spark plug."He's our energy guy, really. He likes to play and he plays hard," Aces manager Greg Gross said. "We went through a stretch here, when he was on the disabled list], when we struggled a little bit

Borenstein cycles in BayBears defeat

D-backs outfielder accomplishes feat for second time in two years
May 17, 2015

Zach Borenstein has done something twice that most players don't get to experience once. For him, however, the second time wasn't nearly as sweet. Borenstein hit for the cycle for the second time in 13 months, going 4-for-4 in Double-A Mobile's 10-9 loss to Birmingham on Saturday night at Hank